The actor who was inside R2-D2 hated the guy who played C-3PO.
It's Think Thursday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. What better way to celebrate than with a new entry in our Really, Really Bad Rebus series?
Stephen King is writing a sequel to The Shining.
Is the grilled cheese martini the next big thing?
What women want, according to the October covers of Lucky, InStyle, InStyle Makeover, Glamou
The black swallower might not be the best known undersea creature, but it might be one of the most abhorrent.
When I heard the news last week that R.E.M. had called it quits, I was a little sad -- but then I realized I had a great excuse for posting old R.E.M. performance videos! R.E.M.
Last time I wrote about Mark Malkoff, he was busy seeing what kind of strange things he could do in an Apple store. Remember?
This week (September 24 through October 1, 2011) is the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, an "annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Ame
As a kid, I was a big fan of ThunderCats.
You may have heard that the inventor of Doritos died this week. Arch West was the marketing vice president at Frito-Lay in 1964 when he and his family took a trip to southern California.
Welcome to the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. I was the spelling champion (three years running) at my high school.
One-minute physics: Is Schrödinger's cat dead or alive?
In 1973, Francis Ford Coppola wrote Marlon Brando a letter, urging the eccentric icon to return for The Godfather, Part II.
Yesterday’s post about a never-made video game based off cult-classic Twin Peaks had me thinking about Agent Cooper, Laura Palmer, Bob, the Log Lady and the rest of cast of David Lynch’s TV drama.
Dog turds are stealth weapons. People with 20/20 vision often fail to notice them until they appear hours later, on the bottom of a shoe.
Because it’s surrounded on all sides by water, it makes sense that much of what the Japanese eat comes from the sea.
Andy Rooney announced today that Sunday will be his final 60 Minutes commentary. This likely means it's the last time we can trot out this old Andy Rooney quote quiz.
Back during the summer, an early copy of Brainworks showed up in our office.